At our Sunshine Beach Party event recently, we paid tribute to two long-time musicians, Steve Ambrose and Janet Kriner, who have retired after decades of service. One of the special moments during the event came when Board of Directors’ member Linda Dennis spoke about how Janet has inspired her as a musician. As a cellist, […]
Lawrence Sawyer is a percussionist who has served as an instructor in steelpan for Mosaic Steel Orchestra. He plays the drums in a jazz band, Fortresses, which released two studio-recorded singles in 2019. His success as a teaching artist is partially shaped by his experiences working in Newport News Public Schools as a math tutor and a former girls JV soccer coach.